The Children of Henry VIII by Alison Weir  She is a great Historical Fiction writer!

The Children of Henry VIII-At his death in King Henry VIII left four heirs to the English throne.

Young Catherine of Aragon, first wife of Henry VIII of England, by Michel Sittow. (circa 1504-1505)

Henry VIII Marries Catherine of Aragon: The Start of a 20 Year Marriage

Katherine of Aragon 1485 - 1536 First wife of King Henry VIII Queen of England 1509 - 1533 Daughter of Ferdinand II of Aragon, and Isabella I of Castille. Former Infanta of Spain.

Wives of Henry VIII | Six-Wives-of-Henry-VIII-the-six-wives-of-henry-viii-11609493-500-500 ...  All Cousins, except Anne of Cleves

From top left to bottom right - Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard and Catherine Parr

Lost Crown of Henry VIII is recreated almost 400 years after being destroyed. The original was melted after Charles I was beheaded, but not before he was portrayed in thorough detail in a portrait. The stones and precious pearls of the replica of the Crown of Henry VIII are real. The Crown may have been made for Henry VIII's father, Henry VII, and was used in the Coronations of his sons Edward, Mary and Elizabeth, and later on of James I and Charles I.

Coroa perdida de Henrique VIII é recriada quase 400 anos após ser destruída

A meticulous reproduction of the crown used for the coronation of Henry VII, Henry VIII and his three children, Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I (the original was destroyed by Oliver Cromwell). It is on exhibition at Hampton Court Palace.

st james palace | St. James Palace | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Tudor Era Gatehouse of St. James Palace, London, one of London's oldest palaces built by Henry VIII between 1531 and

King Henry VIII (1509 - 1547) The best known fact about Henry is that he had six wives. British school children learn the following rhyme to help them remember the fate of each wife: "Divorced, Beheaded, Died: Divorced, Beheaded, Survived".

Henry VIII -- -- Joos van Cleve -- Flemish -- Oil on wood -- British Royal Trust Collection

Stair case in Knole House, Kent, England.Tudor Palace.

Henry VIII's palaces

Henry VIII's palaces - Henry VIII's palaces - Another Tudor Palace, Knole in Kent, gives an even better sense of the period. Henry was “ultra-fashionable” and his palaces were the most stylish in northern Europe.

henry viii tapestry courtesy of dover town council alan sencicle - Part of Thomas Tallid’s duties,within the Chapel Royal,was the musical education of all three of Henry’s children – Edward VI (1547-1553),Mary I (1553-1558) and Elizabeth II (1558-1603).He married widow Joan Bury during Mary I reign and lived in Greenwich.Yet, through a succession of monarchs, with diverse religious views,Thomas, managed to remain true to the Roman Catholic faith.

Henry VIII tapestry courtesy of Dover town Council Alan Sencicle - Part of Thomas Tallid’s duties, within the Chapel Royal,was the musical education of all three of Henry’s children – Edward VI I and Elizabeth II

Elizabeth in a French Farthingale - notice how the skirt does not go all the way to the floor, but goes to the ankle. She has a standing ruff, conch, fan, and slashed shoes as well.

Performing Selfhood: The Costumed Body as a Lite of Mediation Between Life, Art and the Theatre in the English Renaissance

Facts about Elizabethan Era England life. Information about The Tudors, Henry viii, daily life of people and their clothing.

Iconic Henry the 8th Costume with Hat

Horrible Histories Henry VIII Tudor Fancy Dress Costume

Iconic Henry the 8th Costume with Hat

Elizabeth of York, Lancastrian wife of Henry VII and mother of King Henry VIII. Queen Elizabeth I was likely named after both of her grandmothers, each of whom was named Elizabeth.

Elizabeth of York, Lancastrian wife of Henry VII and mother of King Henry VIII. Elizabeth of York was queen consort of England from 1486 until 1503

Catherine Carey, daughter of Mary Boleyn, niece of Anne Boleyn, possible daughter of Henry VIII | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

1562 Portrait of a Woman, probably Catherine Carey, Lady Knollys by Steven van der Meulen, active Netherlandish, active in Britain (from naturalized 1562 Yale Center for British Art

Annulment, and are we not going to talk about the wife tryouts for wife number 5?

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